David Morgan Evans
|Full name||David Morgan Evans|
|Born||21 April 1911
|Died||24 May 1941 (aged 30)
David Morgan Evans (21 April 1911 — 24 May 1941 (aged 30)) born in Glynneath, was a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s, playing club level rugby league (RU) for Glynneath RFC, and Neath RFC, as a Forward, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Huddersfield, as a prop, i.e. number 8 or 10, he died in the Denmark Strait.
David Evans had an unproductive trial for Wales (RU), but won caps for Wales (RL) while at Huddersfield in the 3-2 victory over England at Taff Vale Park, Pontypridd, on Saturday 7 November, and in the 9-3 victory over France at Stade de Paris on Sunday 6 December 1936.
County Cup final appearances
David Evans joined the Royal Navy as a stoker 2nd Class during World War II, and died when HMS Hood was sunk in the Battle of the Denmark Strait by the German battleship Bismarck on Saturday 24 May 1941.